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A cloth used for tying up some puddings for boiling.
- ‘Dip a large pudding cloth/tea-towel into boiling water, drain, lay out flat.’
- ‘As the name suggests, it was a fairly liquid preparation: this was before the invention of the pudding cloth made large puddings feasible.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.